Not being in their own home and away from their owners can make the dog unhappy. They like routine and familiarity, and for some, especially older dogs this may not be the best solution.
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Homesitters Limited is featured in The London Lifestyle magazines, in a story titled "Where to go to for a romantic escape in 2017."
Only 22% of burglaries happen when someone is there – so when you go away for one or two weeks your home is at its most vulnerable.
For us, using Homesitters is money well spent as it gives our pets stability, and it’s also reassuring to know that the house is occupied too as there have been several burglaries in the local area recently.
86% of Britons said they took a holiday either at home or abroad in the 12 months to August 2016, which was a significant increase on the previous year (77%).
January is the month when our thoughts turn to holidays and AOL recently revealed their top 12 destinations for 2017.
Many online agencies won’t find you an alternative sitter if the one booked can’t make an assignment for whatever reason, leaving you to either frantically try and find a replacement, or in the worst case scenario cancel your holiday.
Even the best laid plans can sometimes go wrong.
Trusting your home and your pets to someone to look after is a big step, and selecting the right company to work with is vital. You need to know the sitters are professional, reliable and trustworthy, but what else should you consider?